By Maya Lester KC & Michael O’Kane

OFAC sanctions two N Korean officials

Yesterday, OFAC sanctioned two individuals, Kim Jong Sik and Ri Pyong Chol, for being “key leaders of North Korea’s unlawful weapons programs”. The measures were made pursuant to Executive Order 13687, which targets, among others, officials of the Government of North Korea and the Workers’ Party of Korea. This announcement comes days after the UN Security Council adopted Resolution 2397…...

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Michael is Senior Partner at Peters & Peters Solicitors LLP. He has acted in many of the most high profile and sensitive business crime cases of the last 25 years, at Peters &...

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